Neowin News Feed for: Agreement Neowin News Feed for: Agreement en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 If you upgrade to Windows 11 on an unsupported PC, you will have to sign a waiver first <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft announced recently that it would allow people on unsupported PCs to install Windows 11. However, such users may first have to agree to a formal pact that their PCs may not receive updates. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Wed, 22 Sep 2021 09:36:01 +0000 Rocket Lab to launch more BlackSky satellites in new deal <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Rocket Lab has signed a new deal with BlackSky which will see it launch nine satellites for the company across five launches. It comes after a BlackSky satellite was launched by the firm this week. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 26 Mar 2021 01:30:02 +0000 Huawei removes all Tencent games from its app store due to legal dispute <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Due to a legal dispute, Huawei has reportedly removed all Tencent games such as PUBG, Arena of Valor, and Honor of Kings from its app store. It&#039;s currently unclear why this extreme step was taken. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Fri, 01 Jan 2021 12:14:02 +0000 Nokia will provide 5G hardware for China Unicom's network <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Nokia says that it will provide 10% of China Unicom&#039;s 5G core network. It said that this deal further enhances its relationship with the telecom as it already provides 17% of its VoLTE network. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 15 Jun 2020 13:36:01 +0000 Vivaldi adds Startpage as search option under new agreement <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Vivaldi and Startpage have come to an agreement which will see Startpage become a default search option within the Vivaldi web browser. Earlier, Vivaldi said its users prefer private search engines. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 20 May 2020 13:00:01 +0000 Poland and U.S. sign agreement making it tougher for Huawei to be included in 5G networks <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The U.S. and Poland have come to an agreement to tighten the screws on Huawei and its attempts to be integrated into the national 5G infrastructure. The U.S. says Huawei facilitates spying for China. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 02 Sep 2019 16:14:01 +0000 Qualcomm and LG Electronics join hands in a new global patent license agreement <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The five-year patent license agreement covers the development of single-mode and multimode 3G, 4G, and 5G devices by LG despite unbridgeable differences between the two companies back in June. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ather Fawaz) Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:32:01 +0000 W3C and WHATWG agree on single HTML and DOM specs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The W3C and WHATWG organisations have agreed to start working towards a common HTML and DOM specification. The W3C described there being two standards as harmful to the wider community. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 28 May 2019 14:52:01 +0000 T-Mobile and Nokia sign $3.5 billion deal to deploy 5G in the U.S. <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Nokia and T-Mobile have signed a new agreement worth $3.5 billion. Under the deal, Nokia will help build T-Mobile&#039;s 5G network across the U.S. providing end-to-end solutions for carrier. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 30 Jul 2018 16:32:01 +0000 Walmart collaborates with Microsoft on cloud tech to take on Amazon <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has announced a five-year agreement with Walmart in order to accelerate digital innovation in retail by deploying the tech giant&#039;s cloud solutions to make shopping easier for customers. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Hamza Jawad ) Tue, 17 Jul 2018 10:02:01 +0000 AT&T reportedly backs out of deal to sell Huawei smartphones <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Huawei has been trying to break into the U.S. market with one of the major wireless carriers, but it looks like an apparent AT&amp;T deal has fallen through, leaving the company looking for other options. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Keefer) Mon, 08 Jan 2018 23:18:01 +0000 Microsoft signs 15-year deal with GE on a new wind project in Ireland <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has signed a 15-year agreement with GE to purchase all of the wind energy from its new wind farm in Ireland. The deal will better enable clean power sources to be added to the Irish grid. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Hamza Jawad ) Mon, 09 Oct 2017 18:46:01 +0000 Microsoft's Brad Smith: Growing consensus on need for international treaty on state attacks <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In response to a declaration by the G7, Microsoft&#039;s Chief Legal Officer pointed out the consensus among more and more nations for the creation of an international treaty on state-sponsored attacks. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Florin Bodnarescu ) Fri, 14 Apr 2017 22:44:01 +0000 YouTube and GEMA reach agreement over blocked videos in Germany <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>YouTube and the German-based music rights organization - GEMA - have come to an agreement which means German users won&#039;t see blocked content messages on GEMA-members&#039; YouTube videos. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 02 Nov 2016 05:36:01 +0000 Microsoft to acquire Revolution Analytics <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After acquiring Moodle and Equivio in the past couple of days, Microsoft has also announced its plans to acquire Revolution Analytics to help customers find big data value with statistical analysis. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:28:02 +0000 NBN Co to own Telstra's and Optus' copper and HFC networks <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>NBN Co has renegotiated its deal with Telstra and Optus allowing it to take ownership of the current copper and HFC networks during its roll out of the National Broadband Network in Australia. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jerry Grey) Sun, 14 Dec 2014 11:40:01 +0000 Philips drops patent dispute with Nintendo after reaching cross-licensing deal <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In a dispute that goes back years with Nintendo allegedly infringing on technology patented by Philips for a &quot;virtual body control device&quot; the two companies have now reached an agreement. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Wed, 03 Dec 2014 12:42:01 +0000 Samsung files antitrust complaint in Android patent deal with Microsoft <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has filed an antitrust complaint against Microsoft, related to the Android patent deal between the two. Samsung claims honoring their contract would equate to collusion. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Sat, 01 Nov 2014 09:04:01 +0000 Apple and Universal Music on verge of deal over "iRadio" streaming service <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1475590749ta.jpg" alt="" /></div>Apple&#039;s &quot;iRadio&quot; service may be nearing a useable state as Apple is on the verge of agreeing deals with Universal Music, Sony Entertainment and Warner Music Group. &quot;iRadio&quot; may launch with iOS 7. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Max Slater-Robins) Fri, 12 Apr 2013 09:04:04 +0000 Nielsen and Twitter agree on ‘Nielsen Twitter TV Rating' <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/304690134twitter.jpg" alt="" /></div>With the rapid rise of social media, Nielsen and Twitter have entered into a multi-year agreement that will see social activity complementing existing Nielsen ratings to help improve programming. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andrew Stevenson) Tue, 18 Dec 2012 12:54:38 +0000 HTC shares up following Apple licensing agreement <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/11277449467908340921.jpg" alt="" /></div>HTC might just survive the assault that Apple and Samsung have launched in the mobile space, with shares up following the announcement of a 10 year license agreement with Apple. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andrew Stevenson) Mon, 12 Nov 2012 13:51:27 +0000 Microsoft and RIM sign Licensing Agreement, not what you think <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/2008791551microsoft-segoe-logo-orangebg.png" alt="" /></div>Microsoft and RIM have announced a licensing agreement to allow RIM to use Microsoft&#039;s exFAT properties. The deal has been announced jointly by Microsoft and RIM; make the jump to learn more. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Tue, 18 Sep 2012 16:25:01 +0000 Microsoft and Sharp enter licensing agreement for Android devices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/2008791551microsoft-segoe-logo-orangebg.png" alt="" /></div>You can add another vendor to Microsoft&#039;s Android agreement list as Sharp has now signed up with Microsoft to license its patents for their Android devices. Make the jump to learn more. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Tue, 07 Aug 2012 16:47:03 +0000 Half of all Android devices have entered into patent agreements with Microsoft <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/uploaded/7624.androidpatent.j_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has announced that it has inked yet another Android patent agreement. This time, they are signing a deal with Compal, an ODM manufacturer. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Sun, 23 Oct 2011 14:43:27 +0000 Nokia licenses patents to Apple, ending two-year dispute <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>While Nokia is going through some of its toughest days in its painful transition to Windows Phone handsets, there is a small light at the end of the tunnel. The long-standing patent dispute between Apple... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Denis Wong) Tue, 14 Jun 2011 07:52:59 +0000 Microsoft licenses ARM architecture <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1073274897Untitled.png" alt="" /></div>ARM announced today that they have signed a new licensing agreement with Microsoft. The deal extends an existing relationship between the two companies. Since 1997, Microsoft and ARM have worked together on software and devices across... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Michael Gillett) Fri, 23 Jul 2010 12:29:07 +0000 Surprises in the Windows 7 license agreement <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/ms_win7horiz.png" alt="" /></div>Over the weekend, many Windows 7 lovers have been busy looking into the wild and Ed Bott, ZDNet blogger, was not an exception. Bott has found some interesting information in the Windows 7 license agreement(EULA).... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chakkaradeep Chandran) Tue, 30 Dec 2008 07:00:37 +0000 Deezer Signs European Agreement With Universal Music <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1020174290cd.jpg" alt="" /></div>Deezer announces the signing of an agreement with the Universal Music giant covering 35 countries. With this move, the first French music on demand website launches its international deployment in order to position itself as... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 09 Jun 2008 10:42:30 +0000 PNY Signs License Agreement with SanDisk <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>SanDisk Corporation and PNY Technologies today announced that PNY has signed a patent cross-license agreement with SanDisk to settle patent cases filed by SanDisk last year in Federal District Court and the International Trade Commission... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 04 Jan 2008 00:59:52 +0000 Hitachi, Canon and Matsushita reach LCD Business Agreement <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Soon after news of Sharp and Toshiba&#8217;s LCD alliance, Hitachi, Canon and Panasonic (Matsushita) have agreed to similar LCD collaborations. The three companies plan to merge their strengths to accelerate the development of cutting-edge display... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 25 Dec 2007 20:41:34 +0000 WMG & XM Satellite Radio and Reach Multi-Year Agreement <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Right after XM Satellite Radio&#8217;s first resolution with Universal Music Group, XM and Warner Music Group have resolved the lawsuit brought by WMG against the radio company over its Pioneer Inno, a portable satellite radio... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 21 Dec 2007 19:30:37 +0000 Dell And Tesco Announce European Retail Agreement <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>On November 17, a user suggested on Dell Ideastorm that the company should &#8220;Do A Deal With Tesco&#8221;. Just over a month later, it's happening. Beginning next month, Dell notebook and desktop computers will be... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 21 Dec 2007 18:09:28 +0000 UMG and XM Satellite Radio Reach Agreement <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Universal Music Group, the world's leading music company, and XM Satellite Radio, the nation's leading satellite radio company, have resolved the lawsuit brought by UMG against XM over its Pioneer Inno, a portable satellite receiver... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 17 Dec 2007 20:22:37 +0000 Microsoft and Novell Expand Collaboration Agreement <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>One year after signing a landmark agreement to build a bridge between open source and proprietary software, Novell Inc. and Microsoft Corp. today unveiled continued strong momentum behind the agreement. Having exceeded their original business... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Thu, 08 Nov 2007 13:32:55 +0000 Microsoft and Apple Extend Font Licensing Agreement <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>At TypeCon2007 today, Microsoft Corp. and Apple announced they have renewed their font licensing agreement, giving Apple users ongoing use of the latest versions of Microsoft&reg; Windows&reg; core fonts. Under the agreement, Apple and Microsoft... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Fri, 03 Aug 2007 10:13:31 +0000 SanDisk inks agreement to support DivX <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>DivX and SanDisk have announced a licensing agreement allowing SanDisk to include DivX technology in SanDisk's Sansa line of video-enabled products. As a result of the partnership, future SanDisk video products can include interoperability with... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Thu, 14 Jun 2007 09:27:44 +0000 Apple, Cisco reach agreement on iPhone name <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thank you to Tech_Dude_5000 for submitting this to our front page. It seems Apple Incorporated has successfully evaded a particularly problematic trademark issue with network equipment maker Cisco Systems Incorporated. Cisco sued Apple for trademark... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 22 Feb 2007 04:11:40 +0000 Apple Inc. & Beatles Apple Corps. Ltd. Reach Legal Agreement <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple Inc. and The Beatles' company Apple Corps Ltd. are pleased to announce the parties have entered into a new agreement concerning the use of the name &quot;Apple&quot; and apple logos which replaces their 1991... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 05 Feb 2007 18:27:22 +0000 BitTorrent Creator and MPAA Reach an Agreement <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In a deal aimed at reducing illegal Internet traffic in pirated films, Hollywood reached an agreement Tuesday with the creator of the popular file-sharing software BitTorrent. The agreement requires 30-year-old software designer Bram Cohen... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 23 Nov 2005 19:55:38 +0000 Valve and EA Announce Distribution Agreement <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After the stormy end to Valve and VU Games' publishing agreement earlier this year, one of VU's chief rivals has picked up distribution duties for Valve's Half-Life 2 Xbox version and Half-Life 2 Game of... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 18 Jul 2005 20:24:38 +0000